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Long: Hall of Fame moment is special for father and son

Son Doug Yates relishes his father Robert’s selection to the 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class.

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Here’s why Dale Earnhardt Jr. probably won’t regain his confidence in Coca-Cola 600

Six hundred miles is a long way to race if you’re slow. That’s Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s concern heading into this weekend after what he called an “embarrassing” run in last weekend’s NASCAR All-Star Race. Teams often use the All-Star Race to experiment with set-ups in hopes of hitting on

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Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Robert Yates still remembers his college professor telling him he’d never make anything of himself. It turns out his professor was wrong. Yates’ 40-year career in auto racing culminated with his selection to the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Wednesday, an achievement that left him in

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Robert Yates gets lift with overdue Hall of Fame nod during cancer fight

CHARLOTTE — The image of Robert Yates projected behind the dais was of the younger man, vibrant and square-jawed, blond hair sweeping across his brow. This was the Robert Yates that had built race-winning engines for scores of NASCAR legends, won a championship and three Daytona 500s as an owner. This

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Evernham, Yates headline 2018 HOF class

Bob Pockrass NASCAR • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com • 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year • More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Follow on Twitter CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ray Evernham, considered by many as one of the best crew chiefs in NASCAR history, and the first Cup champion Red Byron were

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Robert Yates Class of 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee

Building engines and cars has been in Robert’s blood since the beginning. His legacy reads like the American Dream, starting out at Holman Moody Racing, working his way to become one of the most legendary and respected engine builders and NASCAR team owners that the sport has ever known.

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ISC Chairman Jim France to Receive 2018 NASCAR Landmark Award

International Speedway Corporation (“ISC”) Chairman James (Jim) France, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of NASCAR’s Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR, it was announced today. The announcement was made at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., following a vote by

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NASCAR Coca-Cola 600: What you need to know

Distance: 400 laps, or 600 miles. Where: Charlotte Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile, trioval in Concord, N.C. When: 6 p.m. Sunday. TV: Fox. Radio: PRN. Last year’s winner: Martin Truex Jr. Also this week: Hisense 4K TV 300, Xfinity Series, Charlotte Motor Speedway, 1 p.m., Saturday, Fox Sports 1. Worth

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Byron, Evernham, Hornaday, Squier and Yates make 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame class

Robert Yates got the most votes of the five while Ron Hornaday beat Alan Kulwicki in a tiebreaker.

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Five inductees for NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018 announced

Jim France, son of NASCAR founder Big Bill France and brother of Bill France Jr.,  grew up in the early years of stock car racing, living and learning every detail of the sport from his own experiences, and from his family. Joining International Speedway Corp. in 1959, Jim France worked in all phases

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ISC Chairman Jim France to Receive 2018 NASCAR Landmark Award

International Speedway Corporation (“ISC”) Chairman James (Jim) France, has been selected as the 2018 recipient of NASCAR’s Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR, it was announced today. The announcement was made at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C., following a vote by

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NASCAR Hall of Fame announces Class of 2018, headlined by Yates

The NASCAR Hall of Fame announced its 2018 class for induction Wednesday, naming Robert Yates, Red Byron, Ray Evernham, Ken Squier and Ron Hornaday Jr. as its ninth group of legends for enshrinement. Yates, a master engine builder and longtime team own…

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2018 NASCAR national series’ schedules released

NASCAR today announced sweeping changes to the lineup of tracks that make up the playoffs as part of its 2018 national series schedules. Next season, the final regular season race in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will be contested at iconic Indi…

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NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte

Jayski.com staff Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Next Race: Coca-Cola 600 The Place: Charlotte Motor Speedway The Date: Sunday, May 28 The Time: 6 p.m. ET TV: FOX, 5:30 p.m. ET Radio: PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Distance: 600 miles (400 laps); Stage 1 …

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Darrell Waltrip says NASCAR is at a crossroads, but offers a 4-point plan to fix it

Darrell Waltrip has never been afraid to speak his mind, which is why he was nicknamed “Jaws” during his hall of fame career as a driver and why he has starred for 17 straight seasons in a Fox Sports broadcast booth as part of the network’s NASCAR coverage. I had an entertaining, 45-minute conversation

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